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Comfrey, Organic &/or Self Grown

Comfrey, Organic &/or Self GrownComfrey, Organic &/or Self Grown

Comfrey(also comphrey) is an important herb in organic gardening. It is used as a fertilizer and also has many purported medicinal uses. One of the country names for comfrey was 'knitbone', a reminder of its traditional use in healing bone fractures. Modern science confirms that comfrey can influence the course of bone ailments. The herb contains allantoin, a cell proliferant that speeds up the natural replacement of body cells. Comfrey was used in an attempt to treat a wide variety of ailments ranging from bronchial problems, broken bones, sprains, arthritis, gastric and varicose ulcers, severe burns, acne and other skin conditions. It was reputed to have bone and teeth building properties in children, and have value in treating "many female disorders". Constituents of comfrey also include mucilage, steroidal saponins, tannins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, inulin, and proteins.

 

"The Little Herb Encyclopedia" contains a long list of conditions Comfrey is know to help.  Among the list you will find Eczema & Psoriasis.

Products using Comfrey, Organic &/or Self Grown: Rich & Creamy Facial Moisturizer - Normal to Dry & Mature Skin , Nut Buddy Lotion , Wild Crafted Balms